ACPS Awarded Grant to Improve School Security

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  • ACPS has been awarded $500,000 in grant funding to improve school security across the division. The funding will help support:

    • A high-tech Electronic Access System with FOB controlled entry points at all of schools. This will replace the current requirement to punch in a code.
    • The upgrading and alignment of video cameras and surveillance systems.
    • The development of Alexandria Police Department access to ACPS cameras in case of a high-level emergency.
    • Night vision capability for all exterior security cameras.